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Wondering where to start with finding information for your assignments? Want to know what resources you can use? How can you get resources on your mobile device? Come along to one of the library sessions below to find out.

Sippy Downs

Classes
Assignment Research Skills

Don't know where to begin with assignment research? In this class you will learn the secrets to search smarter. Register at the Library, phone 07 5430 2803 or email infodesk@usc.edu.au

Date Time  Location
Week 2    
Tuesday, 2 August 2pm-3pm Ground Floor Training Lab, Library
Wednesday, 3 August 10am-11am Ground Floor Training Lab, Library
Thursday, 4 August 2pm-3pm Ground Floor Training Lab, Library
Week 3    
Tuesday, 9 August 10am-11am Ground Floor Training Lab, Library
Wednesday, 10 August 2pm-3pm Ground Floor Training Lab, Library
Thursday, 11 August 10am-11am Ground Floor Training Lab, Library
Assignment research for International students

Are you an International student? Come to this class to learn about assignment research skills.

Date Time Location
Wednesday, 3 August 1pm-2.30pm Ground Floor Training Lab, Library, Library
Tuesday, 9 August 11am-12.30pm Ground Floor Training Lab, Library, Library

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USC Fraser Coast

Assignment Research Skills

Need help getting started with assignment research? Come along to this class to learn the secrets to search smarter. Register at the Library, phone 07 5456 5664 or email FCLibrary@usc.edu.au

 Week 2 Tuesday,
2 August 
Wednesday,
3 August
Thursday,
4 August
  10am-11am  12noon-1pm  4pm-5pm
Week 3 Tuesday,
9 August
Wednesday,
10 August
Thursday,
11 August
  12noon-1pm 4pm-5pm 10am-11am

USC Gympie

Librarian for you

Don't know where to begin with finding information? Make a 20 minute appointment with a librarian for a personalised introduction to the online library. Contact the library by phone 07 5480 3614 or visit during opening hours to learn more.

USC SouthBank

Librarian for you

Don't know where to begin with finding information? Make a 20 minute appointment with your librarian for a personalised introduction to the online library. Register by email cmoran@usc.edu.au or phone 07 5459 4405.

Week  Date Time  Location 
 2  Friday, 5 August 10am-11am
1pm-2.30pm 
 SBA4-2.16
 3  Thursday, 11 August 10am-11am
2pm-3pm
 SBA4-2.16
 6  Wednesday, 31 August 10am-11am
1pm-2.30pm
SBA4-2.16 
 7  Monday, 5 September 10am-11am
2pm-3pm
SBA4-2.16 
Pop-up Library Information Desk

In the absence of a permanent desk, the Pop-up Library Information Desk is a service provided during librarian visits for answering questions about locating information, navigating the Library's online collections, and other library services.

Week Date  Time  Location
1-10 July-Oct Varies SBA4-2.16
Classes
Assignment Research Skills

Don't know where to begin with assignment research? In this class you will learn the secrets to search smarter.

Week  Date  Time  Location 
 2 Friday, 5 August 11.30am-12.30pm SBA4-2.05
Health databases

Need some help with basic searching in the health databases PubMed, Global Health and CINAHL? In this hour long session, discover how these databases may provide the information for your public health assessment.

Week  Date  Time  Location 
 3 Thursday, 11 August  12.30pm-1.30pm  SBA4-2.05
 6 Wednesday, 31 August 11.30am-12.30pm  SBA4-2.05
Business databases

This hour long session shows you how to locate and search relevant business databases via the USC Library.

Week  Date  Time  Location
 5 Friday, 26 August  11.30am-12.30pm  SAB4-2.05
Marketing databases

For market, company, and industry reports you will need to use data bases such as MarketLine Advantage, Passport, and Company360. In this hour, explore the benefits these quality databases can offer to your marketing assessments.

Week Date  Time  Location 
4 Thursday, 18 August 12:30pm-1.30pm  SAB4-2.05 
How to improve your assignment research

Sometimes Discover is not enough to give your assignment variety. This session will show you how to set up Google Scholar to search the USC Library's broad range of databases plus Open Access sources.

Week Date  Time  Location 
7 Monday,
5 September
12:30pm-1.30pm  SAB4-2.05 
The hunt for articles

Been hunting for that elusive article to support your assignment? Take an hour to learn how to rework your search plan and explore citation-only databases.

Week Date  Time  Location 
8 Wednesday,
14 September
12:30pm-1.30pm  SAB4-2.05 
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